These 11 Country Songs Are Actually Covers

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Surprisingly enough, country star Reba McEntire wasn't the first to record "Fancy." Find out which other hit country songs are actually covers right here!

Sometimes a song gets linked to one performer so solidly that it’s hard to imagine that there was an earlier version! Check out this collection of 11 songs that have been covered by country artists such as Reba McEntire, Garth Brooks, Jason Aldean, Dolly Parton, and Blake Shelton!

  1. “Fancy” by Reba McEntire –  Originally performed by Bobby Gentry

2.   “Ol’ Red” by Blake Shelton – Originally performed by George Jones

3.  “Shine” by Dolly Parton – Originally performed by Collective Soul

4.  “Little Sister” by Dwight Yoakum – Originally performed by Elvis Presley

5.  “Shameless” by Garth Brooks – Originally performed by Billy Joel

6.  “Blue” by LeAnn Rimes – Originally performed by Bill Mack

7.  “Amarillo Sky” by Jason Aldean – Originally performed by McBride & The Ride

8.  “Stay” by Florida Georgia Line – Originally performed by Black Stone Cherry

9.  “My Maria” by Brooks & Dunn – Originally performed by B.W. Stevenson

10.  “Blue Skies” by Willie Nelson – Originally performed by Irving Berlin

11. “Tennessee Whiskey” by Chris Stapleton Originally performed by David Allan Coe

Check out these other familiar songs that were covered by well-known country artists!

“Footloose”- Kenny Loggins, covered by Blake Shelton
“Hit Me With Your Best Shot” – Pat Benetar, covered by Martina McBride
“I Can’t Tell You Why” – The Eagles, covered by Vince Gill
“Rainy Night In Georgia” – Brooke Benton, covered by Conway Twitty
“The Wanderer” – Dion, covered by Eddie Rabbit
“You Really Got a Hold On Me” – The Miracles, covered by Mickey Gilley

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